Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs calls for EU investment of US$103 billion to address migration

In a November 18, 2022, interview with Italian newspaper 'La Stampa,' Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antoni Tajani called for the EU to provide €100 billion (US$103 billion) to support North African partner countries.

Specific countries were not mentioned in the discussion, in which Tajani gave recommendations for managing migration in Italy and Europe.

Tajani suggested updating the framework laws about migration in Europe, calling for an innovative update to the EU's 'Dublin Regulation,' which is the current framework for managing migration flows. He also emphasized the need for concrete action, such as increased spending to address the root causes of migration in partner countries.

Transcript – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation